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Date/Time View  Subscribe to RSS feed of current view. August 28, 2016 - September 10, 2016
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Monday, August 29, 2016
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM Blackboard Rubrics
Rubrics are a great way to provide transparency and fairness to your learners. In this session, we will explore the most common types and components of rubrics, tools to create them, and ways to create and use them within our LMS.
Tuesday, August 30, 2016
2:00 PM - 3:30 PM Zoom Cloud Conferencing
Zoom unifies cloud video conferencing, simple online meetings, and group messaging into one easy-to-use platform. Zoom offers the best video, audio, and screen-sharing experience across Windows, Mac, iOS, Android platforms.

2:30 PM - 3:30 PM Is Your Syllabus Sending the Wrong Message?
Your syllabus and classroom policies set the tone for your class, but they may not be creating a welcoming learning environment. Learn tips designed to help you use classroom policies to support student engagement and a smooth-running classroom.



Join us during the fall 2016 term in the CTLE as we view and discuss these Magna videos! All are also available for you to view on your own. Email ctle@uhd.edu or visit the CTLE website for access instructions. For the viewing events, we will watch the video together for 20 minutes and discuss it for 40 minutes. Additional resources will be distributed as well as certificates of attendance. Light refreshments will also be served. Register today, as space fills up fast!





Wednesday, August 31, 2016
10:00 AM - 2:00 PM Study Abroad Fair
Learn about study abroad opportunities at UHD.
10:00 AM - 2:00 PM Study Abroad Fair
Join us for the Study Abroad Fair and learn more about the programs we offer.

Academic Building, 3rd Floor Mural Area
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM SharePoint Web Training
Sharepoint Training
5:00 PM - 7:00 PM “Meet the Greeks” Movie Night
Join us for the Movie Night with the UHD Greeks. This informal event will allow students to learn more about Greek Life on campus. This event is free and open to all students. Event will be in the Welcome Center Tour Room starting at 5:00 p.m. Learn more and RSVP https://orgsync.com/22975/events/1534538/occurrences/3520156
6:00 PM - 7:30 PM MBA Information Session
​Join us for an Information Session to learn more about the UHD MBA.  You’ll hear about admissions requirements, meet faculty and administrators, view the curriculum and learn what makes the UHD MBA unique.

Learn more and register on our RSVP page.
6:00 PM - 7:30 PM MBA Information Session
Join us for an Information Session to learn more about the UHD MBA.  You’ll hear about admissions requirements, meet faculty and administrators, view the curriculum and learn what makes the UHD MBA unique.



Learn more and register on our RSVP page.
Thursday, September 01, 2016
Start Day Leamon Green: Look at Them Exhibition (Multi-Day Event)
O'Kane Gallery Exhibition:
Leamon Green: Look at Them

September 1 – October 13, 2016
Reception: September 1, 2016
from 6:00 p.m. to 8 p.m.
More about this exhibition
10:30 AM - 12:30 PM Community Partners Fair
The Center for Community Engagement and Service Learning is delighted to host the Community Partners Fair on Thursday, September 1st, 2016 in room A300 from 10:30 am – 12:30 pm. Representatives from community organizations in many different areas will be on hand to interact with you and describe some of their projects. Some organizations that will be attending include: American Red Cross, Catholic Charities, The Beacon, Vita-Living, Ronald McDonald House and many others. Please plan to attend and make connections for your classes and clubs, and for volunteering.
10:30 AM - 12:30 PM Community Partners Fair
The Center for Community Engagement and Service Learning is delighted to host the Community Partners Fair on Thursday, September 1st, 2016 in room A300 from 10:30 am – 12:30 pm. Representatives from community organizations in many different areas will be on hand to interact with you and describe some of their projects. Some organizations that will be attending include: American Red Cross, Catholic Charities, The Beacon, Vita-Living, Ronald McDonald House and many others. Please plan to attend and make connections for your classes and clubs, and for volunteering.
2:30 PM - 4:00 PM Academic Affairs Council
Academic Affairs Council (Every 3rd Thursday)
6:30 PM - 8:00 PM Graduate Certificate Information Sessions - NW Campus
Join us for an Information Session to learn more about Graduate Certificates.  You’ll hear about admissions requirements, meet faculty and administrators, view the curriculum and learn what makes UHD Graduate Certificates unique.

Learn more and RSVP.
6:30 PM - 7:30 PM Graduate Certificate Information Sessions - NW Campus
Join us for an Information Session to learn more about Graduate Certificates.  You’ll hear about admissions requirements, meet faculty and administrators, view the curriculum and learn what makes UHD Graduate Certificates unique.



Learn more and RSVP.
Friday, September 02, 2016
All Day Leamon Green: Look at Them Exhibition (Multi-Day Event)
O'Kane Gallery Exhibition:
Leamon Green: Look at Them

September 1 – October 13, 2016
Reception: September 1, 2016
from 6:00 p.m. to 8 p.m.
More about this exhibition
11:00 AM - 1:00 PM Academic Policy Committee
Academic Policy Committee (Every 1st/3rd Friday)
11:00 AM - 1:00 PM Academic Policy Committee Meeting
Occurs the 1st and 3rd Friday of each month.
1:00 PM - 3:00 PM University Curriculum Committee
University Curriculum Committee (First Friday of Every Month)
2:00 PM - 4:00 PM Blackboard Open Workshop
Come to this open lab and get help and tips from our team of Blackboard experts. This workshop will provide a space for you to ask questions and tweak your fall course. No registration required.
Saturday, September 03, 2016
All Day Leamon Green: Look at Them Exhibition (Multi-Day Event)
O'Kane Gallery Exhibition:
Leamon Green: Look at Them

September 1 – October 13, 2016
Reception: September 1, 2016
from 6:00 p.m. to 8 p.m.
More about this exhibition
Sunday, September 04, 2016
All Day Leamon Green: Look at Them Exhibition (Multi-Day Event)
O'Kane Gallery Exhibition:
Leamon Green: Look at Them

September 1 – October 13, 2016
Reception: September 1, 2016
from 6:00 p.m. to 8 p.m.
More about this exhibition
Monday, September 05, 2016
Labor Day
All Day Leamon Green: Look at Them Exhibition (Multi-Day Event)
O'Kane Gallery Exhibition:
Leamon Green: Look at Them

September 1 – October 13, 2016
Reception: September 1, 2016
from 6:00 p.m. to 8 p.m.
More about this exhibition
Tuesday, September 06, 2016
Start Day Specialty Classes (Multi-Day Event)
Specialty classes such as Hip Hop Video Choreography, Ballet Video Choreography, Yoga, and MMA: the fundamentals have a participation fee of only $10 for 10 classes.These classes typically begin the 3rd week of the academic semester and require participants to pre-register for the classes. To register, visit the Office of Sports & Fitness located on the 3rd floor of the Student Life Center. 
All Day Leamon Green: Look at Them Exhibition (Multi-Day Event)
O'Kane Gallery Exhibition:
Leamon Green: Look at Them

September 1 – October 13, 2016
Reception: September 1, 2016
from 6:00 p.m. to 8 p.m.
More about this exhibition
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM Blackboard Rubrics
Rubrics are a great way to provide transparency and fairness to your learners. In this session, we will explore the most common types and components of rubrics, tools to create them, and ways to create and use them within our LMS.
11:00 AM - 1:00 PM Community Engagement Work Study Presentation
Work Study Presentation
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM Pizza With The Police
Join us for Pizza With The Police, where you can ask officers of the UHD Police Department any questions regarding law enforcement, the law, your rights, and more, all while having pizza. Some commonly asked questions include:
  • If I get pulled over while driving, what can I do to make the encounter easier and less stressful?
  • If a police officer asks if he or she can search my vehicle and I have nothing to hide, should I say "yes"?
  • How can UHD Police Officers help me on a day-to-day basis while I'm a student at UHD?
  • Why are we seeing so many police shootings of men of color recently? Is this a new thing, or has it always been going on? What do UHD officers think of it?
  • If I see a strange person on campus who doesn't seem to be a student and is behaving strangely, what should I do?
This will be an event where no question is "off limits." Come to learn, meet our UHD Police Officers, and eat pizza.
2:00 PM - 3:30 PM Academic Integrity in Online Assessments
There’s no silver bullet for the issue of cheating in online courses, however, there are many things an instructor can do to promote integrity, test for higher order thinking, and confirm that the person taking an assessment is, indeed, your learner. Join us as we discuss ways to promote academic integrity and prevent academic dishonesty in hybrid and online learning environments. We will discuss test creation and deployment strategies, in-person and electronic monitoring and proctoring services, and more!
2:30 PM - 4:00 PM Faculty Senate
Faculty Senate (Every 1st/3rd Tuesday)
2:30 PM - 4:00 PM Faculty Senate Meeting
Meets every 1st and 3rd Tuesday of every month. A300
7:00 PM - 8:00 PM What is Data Analytics?
What is Data Analytics? Seriously, what is it? Data Analytics is the study of data to make data backed decisions. It is a skill that every future employee should add to their repertoire. Get the skills you need for the job you want! Orientation for new students.
Wednesday, September 07, 2016
All Day Last day to drop a class without a grade
Last day to drop a class without a grade.
All Day Specialty Classes (Multi-Day Event)
Specialty classes such as Hip Hop Video Choreography, Ballet Video Choreography, Yoga, and MMA: the fundamentals have a participation fee of only $10 for 10 classes.These classes typically begin the 3rd week of the academic semester and require participants to pre-register for the classes. To register, visit the Office of Sports & Fitness located on the 3rd floor of the Student Life Center. 
All Day Leamon Green: Look at Them Exhibition (Multi-Day Event)
O'Kane Gallery Exhibition:
Leamon Green: Look at Them

September 1 – October 13, 2016
Reception: September 1, 2016
from 6:00 p.m. to 8 p.m.
More about this exhibition
10:00 AM - 11:30 AM Zoom Cloud Conferencing
Zoom unifies cloud video conferencing, simple online meetings, and group messaging into one easy-to-use platform. Zoom offers the best video, audio, and screen-sharing experience across Windows, Mac, iOS, Android platforms.

11:00 AM - 1:00 PM College of Business Gator Resume Dash
College of Business Career Center is hosting "Gator Resume Dash". Drop by and tune up your resume in a flash. Get a head start on your job prospects. We will be having a Business Career Fair on September 22-23, so build a branded, powerful, interview winning resume!
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM Blackboard Discussions
The discussion board is a tool for sharing thoughts and ideas about class materials. 
Building a sense of community among students is crucial for a successful online experience. With the discussion board tool, course members can replicate the robust discussions that take place in the traditional classroom. Discussions can serve a range of purposes, such as:
  • An online meeting place for social interaction among peers.
  • An additional medium for collaboration and the exchange of ideas.
  • A medium to pose questions about homework assignments, readings, and course content.
  • A way to demonstrate the understanding or application of course material.
  • A record of discussion that members can review at a later point.
  • A graded activity that demonstrates understanding or application of course material.
4:30 PM - 7:00 PM College of Business Gator Resume Dash
College of Business Career Center is hosting "Gator Resume Dash". Drop by and tune up your resume in a flash. Get a head start on your job prospects. We will be having a Business Career Fair on September 22-23, so build a branded, powerful, interview winning resume!
4:30 PM - 5:30 PM UELS First Member Meeting
Urban Educators Literacy Society first member meeting for fall 2016. Anyone who is a member or is interested in joining the organization is encouraged to attend the meeting.
7:00 PM - 8:30 PM Fall 2016 General Meeting 1 (a)
Join us for the First General Meeting of the FALL 2016 semester! The University of Houston-Downtown Financial Management Association would like to invite you to attend our First Meeting of the semester, to be held 7pm Wednesday, September 7, 2016, in the UHD One Main Building, 4th Floor. Items to be discussed include: 1. 2016 FMA Annual Meeting, October 19 - 22, 2016, Rio Suites Hotel, Las Vegas, Nevada 2. BP Trading Floor Trip 3. Volunteerism 4. Meet members on the new Executive Board 5. Open Secretary position 4. Other Items Come and join us!... We are accepting new applicants. Please log onto GatorSync (https://www.uhd.edu/computing/Pages/Welcome-to-Gatorsync.aspx) by following the instructions below: 1. Sign in with the campus ID 2. Search for the organization- Financial Management Association 3. Click on the "Join Now" tab and express the reasons you are interested in joining the group. 4. Once the join request is approved, please fill out a membership application/contract found here: FALL 2016 FMA UHD MEMBERSHIP CONTRACT (https://orgsync.com/31181/forms/211918). Can't make this meeting? We have a second session! https://orgsync.com/31181/events/1549296
Thursday, September 08, 2016
All Day Specialty Classes (Multi-Day Event)
Specialty classes such as Hip Hop Video Choreography, Ballet Video Choreography, Yoga, and MMA: the fundamentals have a participation fee of only $10 for 10 classes.These classes typically begin the 3rd week of the academic semester and require participants to pre-register for the classes. To register, visit the Office of Sports & Fitness located on the 3rd floor of the Student Life Center. 
All Day Leamon Green: Look at Them Exhibition (Multi-Day Event)
O'Kane Gallery Exhibition:
Leamon Green: Look at Them

September 1 – October 13, 2016
Reception: September 1, 2016
from 6:00 p.m. to 8 p.m.
More about this exhibition
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM Turnitin & GradeMark
GradeMark is the markup an grading tool within Turnitin assignments. GradeMark gives instructors the ability to provide feedback to students by enabling editorial highlights, custom comments, and QuickMark editing marks directly on the student papers. The grades will automatically feed to the Blackboard Grade Center.
11:00 AM - 1:00 PM College of Business Gator Resume Dash
College of Business Career Center is hosting "Gator Resume Dash". Drop by and tune up your resume in a flash. Get a head start on your job prospects. We will be having a Business Career Fair on September 22-23, so build a branded, powerful, interview winning resume!
12:30 PM - 1:30 PM UELS Member Meeting
Urban Educators Literacy Society is holding a member meeting. Anyone who is interested in what we are about, and joining the organization is encouraged to attend.
2:00 PM - 3:30 PM Fall 2016 General Meeting 1 (b)
Join us for the First General Meeting of the FALL 2016 semester! The University of Houston-Downtown Financial Management Association would like to invite you to attend our First Meeting of the semester, to be held 2pm Thursday, September 8, 2016, on the first floor of the UHD Shea Street Building (College of Business), in Room B112. Items to be discussed include: 1. 2016 FMA Annual Meeting, October 19 - 22, 2016, Rio Suites Hotel, Las Vegas, Nevada 2. BP Trading Floor Trip 3. Volunteerism 4. Meet members on the new Executive Board 5. Open Secretary position 4. Other Items Come and join us!... We are accepting new applicants. Please log onto GatorSync (https://www.uhd.edu/computing/Pages/Welcome-to-Gatorsync.aspx) by following the instructions below: 1. Sign in with the campus ID 2. Search for the organization- Financial Management Association 3. Click on the "Join Now" tab and express the reasons you are interested in joining the group. 4. Once the join request is approved, please fill out a membership application/contract found here: FALL 2016 FMA UHD MEMBERSHIP CONTRACT (https://orgsync.com/31181/forms/211918). Can't make this meeting? Try the September 7th session! (http://orgsync.com/31181/events/1549265)
2:00 PM - 4:00 PM President's Fall Address
Please join us for Interim President Michael Olivas' Fall Address.

Thursday, 9/8/16 in the Robertson Auditorium with a reception following in A300.

Watch the livestream on the UHD Website.
3:00 PM - 4:00 PM iClicker & REEF Polling
This workshop will cover some best practices to get your face-to-face and hybrid students prepared to have successful polling sessions. We will cover the basics of setting up the iClicker software, how students register their devices, grading, and syncing student data with your Blackboard Grade Center.
4:30 PM - 7:00 PM College of Business Gator Resume Dash
College of Business Career Center is hosting "Gator Resume Dash". Drop by and tune up your resume in a flash. Get a head start on your job prospects. We will be having a Business Career Fair on September 22-23, so build a branded, powerful, interview winning resume!
4:30 PM - 5:30 PM UELS Member Meeting
Urban Educators Literacy Society is holding a member meeting. Anyone who is interested in what we are about, and joining the organization is encouraged to attend.
4:30 PM - 5:30 PM What is Data Analytics?
What is Data Analytics? Seriously, what is it? Data Analytics is the study of data to make data backed decisions. It is a skill that every future employee should add to their repertoire. Get the skills you need for the job you want! Orientation for new students.
Friday, September 09, 2016
All Day Specialty Classes (Multi-Day Event)
Specialty classes such as Hip Hop Video Choreography, Ballet Video Choreography, Yoga, and MMA: the fundamentals have a participation fee of only $10 for 10 classes.These classes typically begin the 3rd week of the academic semester and require participants to pre-register for the classes. To register, visit the Office of Sports & Fitness located on the 3rd floor of the Student Life Center. 
All Day Leamon Green: Look at Them Exhibition (Multi-Day Event)
O'Kane Gallery Exhibition:
Leamon Green: Look at Them

September 1 – October 13, 2016
Reception: September 1, 2016
from 6:00 p.m. to 8 p.m.
More about this exhibition
8:00 AM - 4:00 PM Student Activities Risk Management and Organization Training
Organizations, existing and new, are required to attend the Risk Management and Student Organization Training. The Office of Student Activities will discuss organization requirements, important policies, procedures, and upcoming events. Other topics that are covered include food safety, alcohol and drug awareness, and policies on hazing and hazing prevention.
9:00 AM - 10:00 AM Faculty Affairs Council
Faculty Affairs Council (2nd/4th Fridays)
10:00 AM - 12:00 PM Respondus 4.0 Quiz/Test Builder
Did you type up a test using Microsoft Word or Notepad? Do you wish there was a simple way to get those questions into Blackboard without having to copy/paste so much? There is! See how to install and configure Respondus Campus Wide to sync with your courses and start uploading test questions today!
2:00 PM - 4:00 PM Blackboard Open Workshop
Come to this open lab and get help and tips from our team of Blackboard experts. This workshop will provide a space for you to ask questions and tweak your fall course. No registration required.
Saturday, September 10, 2016
9/11 Heroes Run with the College of Public Service
All students, staff, faculty, alumni and friends are invited to join the College of Public Service in the 9/11 Heroes Run!

For the second year, the CPS will be participating in the 9/11 Heroes Run. The 5K race will take place on September 10, 2016 at 8 am at Ellington Field. 

CPS will have a tent and appreciates any volunteers who are willing to help. Volunteers will receive a t-shirt. If you would like to volunteer, contact Dr. Pfeffer at pfefferr@uhd.edu.

For those interested in running or walking the 5k couse, you can register by going to: 

http://www.travismanion.org/tmf_911run_race/houston-911-heroes-run/

Click on "Register" and choose "Join a Team". The team is UHD College of Public Service.
All Day Specialty Classes (Multi-Day Event)
Specialty classes such as Hip Hop Video Choreography, Ballet Video Choreography, Yoga, and MMA: the fundamentals have a participation fee of only $10 for 10 classes.These classes typically begin the 3rd week of the academic semester and require participants to pre-register for the classes. To register, visit the Office of Sports & Fitness located on the 3rd floor of the Student Life Center. 
All Day Leamon Green: Look at Them Exhibition (Multi-Day Event)
O'Kane Gallery Exhibition:
Leamon Green: Look at Them

September 1 – October 13, 2016
Reception: September 1, 2016
from 6:00 p.m. to 8 p.m.
More about this exhibition

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